Thursday, June 29, 2006

NEW BOOKS IN REFERENCE


LOCAL HISTORY
069.5
MUSEUM


REF
616.994
CANCER

Also available full-text online at:
REF
503
AMERICA

Books are currently on display on the New Books shelf in the Reference Department.

Monday, June 26, 2006



FINAL HARRY POTTER BOOK
DUE NEXT YEAR

NEW BOOK:
THEIR FATHERS' DAUGHTERS:
SILK MILL WORKERS IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
1880-1960

Recently added to the reference collection is Their Fathers' Daughter: Silk Mill Workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1880-1960 by Bonnie Stepenoff.

For a description of the book, click here.

Their Fathers' Daughters is currently on display on the New Books Shelf in the Reference Department. The call number is:

REF
331.4877
STEPENO

Thursday, June 22, 2006


NEW BOOK:
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF
HEART DISEASES

Recently added to the Reference Collection is Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases by M. Gabriel Khan, MD.

Description From Publisher:

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers these ailments and also includes in-depth analysis of less common and rare heart conditions to round out the volume's scope. Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will all find this resource an invaluable tool for quick reference before approaching the primary literature.

* Coverage of more than 200 topics, including: applied pharmacology of current and experimental cardiac drugs, gene therapy, MRI, electron-beam CT, PET scan put in perspective, cardiac tests costs and justification, and new frontiers in cardiovascular research

* More than 150 helpful figures and illustrations!

* Dr. Khan is a well-published and respected expert in heart and heart diseases.

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is currently on display on the New Books shelf in the Reference Department. The call number is:

REF
616.12
KHAN

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

SCENES FROM THE LIBRARY



SUNDAY SOCIAL
SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2006


ALBRIGHT YARD SALE
SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2006

Photos by Pamela Murphy

Saturday, June 17, 2006


MUCH THANKS AGAIN TO
DAMIAN THE MAGICIAN
FOR ANOTHER INCREDIBLE NIGHT
OF MAGIC IN THE
REFERENCE DEPARTMENT
Nay Aug Park in Spring ca. 1949 by Margaret L. Oettinger d. 1968

SUNDAY IN THE PARK

Sunday, June 18th
Noon – 5 PM
Rain or Shine

Everhart Museum at Nay Aug Park

FREE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD!

It’s for kids, but Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa will have fun, too. It’s an old-fashioned “Sunday in the Park” and there’s lots to do…

For a full description of the day's events, click here.

Sponsored in Part by the Lackawanna County Library System



ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY, JULY 4TH IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

Thursday, June 08, 2006

4 NEW BOOKS IN REFERENCE ADDED TO THE REFERENCE COLLECTION

All four are currently on display on the New Books Shelf in the Reference Department.


REF
658.15
MCKEEVE


REF
610.71
WISCHNI

GENEALOGY
929.1089
COLLETT

GENEALOGY
929.1089
LENNON

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

UPCOMING YA EVENTS

Each will be held in the Reference Room
of the Reference Department.
Click on any photo for a larger image.

Handout by Tina Thomas

Handout by Tina Thomas



Handout by Anna Kilcullen

Handout by Helen Weiss

Monday, June 05, 2006


MEET THE AUTHOR
GEORGE R. HOLMES
"GROWING UP IN THE VALLEY: A MEMOIR"

SUNDAY, JUNE 18TH, 2006
2:30 PM

ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
500 VINE STREET
SCRANTON, PA 18509

RSVP 348-3000, EXT. 3043

For more information on George R. Holmes, click here.